Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with Russian President Vladimir Putin within the Kremlin on Saturday to debate the Ukraine disaster, his spokesperson mentioned.
Israel, dwelling to a considerable inhabitants of Russian immigrants, has supplied to mediate within the battle between Russia and Ukraine, although officers have beforehand performed down expectations of a breakthrough.
Whereas Israel, an in depth ally of the USA, has condemned the Russian invasion, voiced solidarity with Kyiv and despatched humanitarian assist to Ukraine, it has mentioned it is going to keep communications with Moscow within the hope of serving to to ease the disaster.
Israel can be conscious of Moscow’s army assist for President Bashar al-Assad in next-door Syria, the place Israel usually assaults Iranian and Hezbollah army targets. Contacts with Moscow forestall Russian and Israeli forces buying and selling fireplace accidentally.
Bennett, a non secular Jew, took a flight in violation of Sabbath legislation as a result of Judaism permits this when the intention is to protect human life, his spokesperson mentioned.